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Transitions in Continental Philosophy [NOOK Book]

Transitions in Continental Philosophy

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Twenty papers from a conference in Villanova, Pennsylvania discuss the politics, psychoanalysis and feminist theory, aesthetics, and ethics of phenomenology and existentialism in North America, from its beginnings in the 1940s to its establishment as a separate research program in the 1960s. The familiar names include Foucault, Habermas, Lacan, Kristeva, Irigaray, Heidegger, Sartre, and Levinas. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781438400389
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

1 Political Aspects of Husserl's Call for Renewal 3
2 Arendt/Foucault: Power and the Law 21
3 Self-Overcoming in Foucault's Discipline and Punish 33
4 Resisting Subjects: Habermas on the Subject of Foucault 43
5 Mastering a Woman: The Imaginary Foundation of a Certain Metaphysical Order 59
6 Lacan and the Ethics of Desire: The Relation Between Desire and Action 71
7 Julia Kristeva's Speaking Body 91
8 Irigaray and Confusing Body Boundaries: Chaotic Folly or Unanticipated Bliss? 107
9 Irigaray and the Divine 117
10 Irigaray's Amante Marine and the Divinity of Language 129
11 The Earth That Does Not Move 141
12 A Postmodern Musicological Approach to the Authentic Performance Debate 155
13 The Ethics of Reminiscence: Reading Autobiography 169
14 Heidegger on Ethics and Justice 189
15 Stories of Being 211
16 Sartre's First Two Ethics 227
17 Cognition and Morality: Lyotard on Addressors, Addressors, and Ethics 239
18 Deconstruction and Suffering: The Way to the Ethical 259
19 Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as Domination or Desire 273
20 Facing Figures: Levinas and the Claims of Figural Interpretation 283
Notes 293
Index 345
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